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Chief performance officer nominee withdraws for tax reasons

Nancy Killefer acknowledges that a snafu over failure to pay unemployment taxes on household help could prove distracting.

Obama picks New Hampshire senator as Commerce chief

Republican Judd Gregg served four terms in the House and two as New Hampshire's governor before running for the Senate in 1992.

Eric Holder confirmed as attorney general

New chief of the Justice Department is a former U.S. attorney and served as deputy attorney general during the Clinton administration.

Omnibus spending bill not likely until after recess

Consideration of the economic stimulus package has delayed the catch-all appropriations bill.

Workers in Richmond, Va., check cylinders for gas seeps.

Legislators ask Defense agency to rethink public-private competition

Letter urges the Pentagon to consider an internal reengineering proposal.

Aides: Catch-all spending bill delayed until next week or later

Democractic leaders are focusing on the economic stimulus package.

McCain drops objections to Defense nomination

Nominee for Pentagon's number two civilian slot is an ex-lobbyist for Raytheon.

Agencies struggle to make connections online

The biggest problem facing most departments isn't the trap of outdated regulations but the failure to attract an audience.

Commission on wartime contracting hears advice from special IG

Recommendations include publishing new regulations for contingency environments and building pools of pre-qualified contracting officers and contractors.

From Nexgov.com: Daschle received speaking fees from groups opposing patient privacy

HHS secretary nominee is tied to groups opposing privacy protections in economic stimulus bill.